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  • French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius shakes hands with Malian Prime Minister Sheikh Modibo Diarra, unseen, in Paris, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012. The French foreign minister says France plans to vote in favor of recognition of a Palestinian state at the U.N. General Assembly this week, the first major European country to come out in favor. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)

    France to recognize Palestinian state at U.N.

    France announced Tuesday that it plans to vote in favor of recognizing a Palestinian state at the U.N. General Assembly this week.


  • U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius attend the "Friends of Syria" conference in Paris on July 6, 2012. (Associated Press)

    U.S., allies press Assad as top Syrian general flees

    A top Syrian general's defection is the first major crack in the upper echelons of President Bashar Assad's regime, buoying a 100-nation conference Friday meant to intensify pressure for his removal, as well as an opposition desperate to bring him down but frustrated by diplomatic efforts.


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